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Galen Rapp and Gerald Ely, "Articles of Incorporation for Cooperatives, including a Sample Outline", How to Start a Cooperative, Cooperative Information Report 7, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, September 1996.

Rosemary K. Mahoney, "Annual Audits Board Responsibilities", USDA Rural Development, CIR 41, 1995.

Galen W. Rapp, "Appraising Manager Performance", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 136, 1994.

Staff of UWCC, "Building a Productive Board".

Anne Hoyt, "Creating Boards that Lead", The Cooperative Grocer, June 1995.

UWCC, "Criteria for Separating Cooperative Board and Executive Decision Areas".

Douglas Fee, Allen C. Hoberg, and Linda Grim, "Director Liability in Agricultural Cooperatives", USDA Rural Development CIR 34, 1996.

Robert Cropp, "Evaluating Board Performance", National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, January 1996.

Tim Size, "Leadership Development for Rural Health", Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative North Carolina Medical Journal, January/Febuary 2006.

Kristine G. Rose, "Leadership Pathways: Women Agriculture Directors", Masters Thesis, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, December 2002.

Marilyn Scholl, "Monitoring: Board's role in performance assurance policy governance, May 1995.

Marilyn Scholl, "Policy Governance", December 1994.

Galen W. Rapp, "Sample Policies for Cooperatives", USDA Rural Development, CIR 39, 1993.

Frank Groves, "Selecting and Evaluating the Cooperative Manager", UWCC Occasional Paper No 9, September, 1987.

Bruce J. Reynolds, Thomas W. Gray, and Charles A. Kraenzle, "Voting and Representation Systems in Agricultural Co-ops", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 156, 1997.

Gene Ingalsbe, "What Co-op Directors Do", USDA Rural Development, CIR 14, 1992.

Galen Rapp and Gerald Ely, "Bylaws for Cooperatives, including a Sample Outline", How to Start a Cooperative, Cooperative Information Report 7, September 1996.

Galen Rapp and Gerald Ely, "Membership Applications for Cooperatives, including a Sample Outline", from How to Start a Cooperative, Cooperative Information Report 7, September 1996.

C. H. Kirkman, Jr., "Cooperative Member Responsibilities and Control, USDA Rural Development", CIR 1 Section 7, 1993.

University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, "Coops! ...and you".

Bruce K. Reynolds, "Decision-Making in Cooperatives With Diverse Member Interests", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 155, 1997.

Donald A. Frederick, "Keeping Cooperative Membership Roles Current", USDA Rural Development, CIR 37, 1991.

C.H. Kirkman, Jr., and Gene Ingalsbe, "Members Make Co-ops Work", USDA Rural Development, CIR 12, 1993.

"Organizing and Conducting Cooperatives' Annual Meetings", USDA Rural Development, CIR 21, 1992